Rupert Grint’s CBGB is heading to Cannes Film Festival!

cbgb icon3April 29, 2013, 2:20pm– Rupert Grint‘s latest film, CBGB, will be screened at Cannes Film Festival next month. Screendaily is reporting that the movie has been acquired by The Exchange for the international sales and will be offered to potential overseas buyers at the upcoming festival. Furthermore, they are reporting that Paradigm will handle US rights and that they “will announce a domestic deal shortly”. All very exciting news.

The festival takes place from May 15-26 and we will keep you all posted about further details regarding the screenings and whether or not Rupert will attend.

Brian O’Shea, executive at The Exchange has this to say about CBGB being shown at Cannes:

“Reteaming with Randall Miller is a great opportunity,” said O’Shea. “Cannes is the perfect place to bring our buyers such a fun and commercial era-defining movie like CBGB.

Lastly, check out this compilation of all the cool character poster which the official CBGB facebook page posted (remember to like!).

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UPDATE: A new still has been released featuring Rupert as Cheetah Chrome and Freddy Rodriguez as Idaho courtesy of Contactmusic.com. You can see the image a little larger in our gallery here.

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You can also check out this little gem of a picture showing Alan Rickman talking to Rupert and Cheetah HERE!